fixed cost

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Noun1.fixed cost - a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
cover charge, cover - a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink
interest - a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?"
fee - a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
due - a payment that is due (e.g., as the price of membership); "the society dropped him for non-payment of dues"
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Simply take the fixed expenses we just talked about and divide it by your gross profit percentage.
Total Expense Ratios Cleaning 12% Repairs/Maintenance 15% Utilities 21% Roads/Grounds 2% Security 6% Administrative 12% Fixed Expenses 32% Note: Table made from pie chart.
It is the contribution out of which all fixed expenses and wages have to be met.
It is so named because it "contributes" toward covering fixed expenses and then towards profits (for a detailed discussion on cost, please see the January-February 2002, Nuts and Bolts of Business in The Physician Executive).
The same reinsurance marketplace that is driving up insurance companies' premiums for healthcare facilities will impact the fixed expenses and the capital requirements of captives.
Stamps uses this as a guideline: Subtract your fixed expenses (rent, credit card payments, utilities, etc.

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